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31061 Alfeld

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Architecture tour

Explore the pioneering architecture of the Fagus Factory.

Opening hours
Fagus Factory


Apr-Oct: 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Nov-March: 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

Closed:1. Jan; 24./ 25./31. Dec

Public tours: all year round: Sa. and Su. at 1.00 p.m.
Group tours by appointment at any time


UNESCO World Heritage Fagus Factory
Hannoversche Straße 58
31061 Alfeld (Leine)

Architecture tour

  • Visitors, who are particularly interested in the architecture of the world heritage, can expect an architectural tour through the first building of the modern.
  • You will receive detailed information on the outstanding architectural features of the building, on the individual construction phases, the architect Walter Gropius and our company founder Carl Benscheidt.
  • Learn more about the directional significance of the Fagus Factory for the Bauhaus and about the connections to the Bauhaus.
  • The tour takes you through the company premises and through various parts of the Fagus Factory so you can look forward to exciting insights behind the scenes.
  • After the guided tour, you can visit our exhibition areas (UNESCO Visitor Center, Fagus Gropius Exhibition, Fagus Gallery) independently.
  • The offer is valid on weekends and weekdays after prior apointment.
  • Minimum number of participants: 5
  • Duration: ca. 90 minutes

The Fagus Factory offers fixed dates for architecture tours at 1 pm on the following Sundays:

2023: December 17
2024: January 14th, February 18th, March 17th, April 14th, May 19th, June 16th, July 14th

Please arrive 15 minutes before the start. Groups larger than 5 persons please make an appointment for a guided tour.

The tour is held in German.